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(Buhari) CPC Drags Jonathan to Tribunal to enforce ‘Born-to-Rule’ right

Says presidential poll not credible  ||  True to its promise, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) on Friday dragged President Goodluck Jonathan to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal at the Court of Appeal in Abuja, claiming that the election that returned him as the Nigerian president-elect was not credible. In its ex-parte application filed by […]

Search for Bankole’s successor splits Reps

  The search for the next Speaker of the House of Representatives has split the ranks of returning members into three power blocs, setting the stage for infighting and scheming among the lawmakers, an investigation has shown. This is amid the uncertainty over which of the six geopolitical zones in the country will produce the […]

Ministerial list: Shock awaits PDP power brokers

  Going by facts that emerged from President Goodluck Jonathan’s seven-day retreat in Obudu Ranch, Cross River State, many politicians hoping to make the President’s next cabinet are in for the shock of their lives. An investigation on Friday by SATURDAY PUNCH showed that the President, who had begun nationwide consultations, would not limit the […]

Lekki International Airport To Gulp N102.4bn

Fresh facts have emerged that Lekki international Airport an alternative airport to Murtala Mohammed Airport being built by the Lagos State government in the state is to gulp a whooping $650 Million  (N102.4 billion) . The Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry ,Prince Adeniyi Oyemade, who revealed this on Friday while briefing Journalists said […]

Obasanjo Counsels Jonathan Over Ministerial Appointments

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised President Goodluck Jonathan to be cautious in choosing people that will work in his cabinet during his four-year tenure. “I have no advice to anybody on making a government but all I will say is that a leader will be judged on the type of people he builds around […]

Imo Guber Poll: Ohakim, Okorocha in Close Race

INEC suspends election in Oguta  ||  As the collation of the results for the Imo supplementary poll continues today, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Owelle Rockas Okorocha, and his closest rival, Governor Ikedi Ohakim of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), appeared to be running neck-to-neck, going by the results collated […]

Blood on Buhari’s Hands: Tears flow as Obi receives slain NYSC member

SOBBING pervaded Government House, Awka on Thursday evening at a special service for  Mrs. Agnes Ezennadozie, a member of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, from Anambra State who was murdered during the post -presidential election riot in Bauchi. The service drew a large crowd of sympathisers, many of whom were members of NYSC serving […]

A Fool for a Governor: Corpers should no longer be exposed to danger – Yuguda

Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State has said members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, should no longer be exposed to danger. Receiving a delegation of Northern Nigerian Union of Domestic Observers in Bauchi, the governor said whenever corps members were exposed to danger, their parents were being deprived of the opportunity of enjoying […]

Children of Nigerian politicians are taking over from their fathers

In the image of the father: * Children of Nigerian politicians are taking over from their fathers A fruit does not drop far from its tree. In Nigeria, children are being made in the image and likeness of their parents, following their footsteps in their professions. It is common to see children of lawyers becoming […]

Al Qaeda Confirms Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Al Qaeda have confirmed Osama Bin Laden’s death in a statement posted on jihadist internet forums. According to the U.S. monitoring group SITE Intelligence, coming five days after the Pakistan raid, the terror group in a statement warned their leader’s “blood will not be wasted” and attacks on American and its allies will continue. Osama […]

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